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Location:Fish River Canyon, Namibia

Fish River Canyon

Canyon Village

A hamlet with stone and thatch cottages and a spacious inn at its heart, Canyon Village is a charming, back-to-basics lodge in a colossal reserve adjacent to the Fish River Canyon.

Canyon Village bears an extraordinary likeness to the quaint hamlet scene from Braveheart. Only the weather is better.

The 21 stone and thatch cottages, with obligatory front stoep, are arranged in a semi circle around the main lodge the effect is surreal in its timelessness. The main lodge is an enormous inn-like building with a spacious restaurant decorated with Bondelswart-Nama murals, a coffee shop and a delightful bar set among massive granite boulders.

This rural haven is set inside the Gondwana Canyon Park - a revelation of enterprise and home-brewed charm. The private reserve is twice the size of the Isle of Man and runs along the eastern edge of the length of Fish River Canyon conservation area.

Most of the ingredients for all your meals are produced on a nearby small holding ensuring quality is enhanced by the back-to-basics, honest-to-hearty-goodness pioneering philosophy of the park's custodians.

The three other accommodation options in Gondwana include the pioneer's farmhouse Canyon Lodge, the quirky dilapidated chic of the Canyon Roadhouse and the rustic self-catering stables of Canyon Mountain Camp.

Facilities

21 en suite cottages, built from local rock and thatch; restaurant; coffee shop; bar; home-grown ingredients; swimming pool

Activities

Guided excursions to the Fish River Canyon; scenic flights over the canyon; hiking trails; horse trails; scenic drives; game viewing


Similar Properties in Fish River Canyon

Canyon Roadhouse

Bright colours and décor, vintage cars and a retro bar, the Canyon Roadhouse is lively and quirky with an old-school feel en route to the Fish River Canyon.

Canyon Lodge

Canyon Lodge inside the Gondwana Canyon Park on the edge of the Fish River Canyon, offers home-grown meals, comfortable accommodation and friendly hospitality.

Norotshama River Resort

Norotshama River Resort is on the Namibian side of the Orange River.

About Us

  • Edward Edward
  • Wilmari Wilmari
  • Bianca Bianca
  • Ashlee Ashlee
  • Ulrike Ulrike
  • Jessica Jessica
  • Kirstie Kirstie
  • Wayne Wayne
  • Simone Simone

“I feel that Edward is honest, extremely helpful, and a true professional. I will recommend this company and Edward's expertise to anyone heading to Africa. A perfect trip!”

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Ulrike helped us plan our safari for 2 years... patience of a saint and the insight and knowledge of a true local.”

Jessica was AMAZING and so helpful with all of our concerns and questions - we had the most amazing trip.”

Kirstie is always professional with a friendly pleasant manner and she is always welcoming.”

Wayne was extremely thorough. Perfect first class service all round.”

Simone was outstanding and gave us very useful advice for the trip. She provided all the necessary support during our journey.”